04-02-2013 12:36 PM
Well, I was in the garden indefinitely and had just hit 6 months in mid-March, when I got a wild hair up my tail and tried for a mortgage preapproval. I was approved, but the house offer fell through as well as a probable new job offer, so I decided to apply the brakes and hold off indefinitely on any house purchase.
This made me think about what I could do to increase existing CLs (I was OK with a HP) so the inquiries could all age off at the same time; it wouldn't have happened without gardening. So, here are my results:
BoA Travel Rewards $7200 > $12000
CSP $7500 > $12500
Discover It $4500 > $10000
PenFed Visa (new) $13000 CL
PenFed Auto Approval $15000 @ 1.74% (same inquiry - buying a second car for my work commute)
USAA Mastercard $12000 > $20000
Overall, a very successful week. Thanks to all of you on the forum for the knowledge, insight, and support.
I'll be hanging out in the garden for the forseeable future...
04-02-2013 12:52 PM
Congratulations on your great increases and your new PenFed approvals!
04-02-2013 12:58 PM
My what a difference a day makes Lol
A big congrats
You're right. I did previously post an "I'm done" comment somewhere, didn't I?
04-02-2013 02:16 PM
Thanks, all. It's been a crazy (but very rewarding) week.
04-02-2013 02:19 PM
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